Definitions for impoverishedɪmˈpɒv ər ɪʃt, -ˈpɒv rɪʃt
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im•pov•er•ished*ɪmˈpɒv ər ɪʃt, -ˈpɒv rɪʃt(adj.)
reduced to poverty.
deprived of strength or vitality.
(of a country or region) having few trees, flowers, wild animals, etc.
* Syn: See poor.
Origin of impoverished:
destitute, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needy, poverty-stricken(adj)
poor enough to need help from others
broken, wiped out(p), impoverished(adj)
"the broken fortunes of the family"
Reduced to poverty.
Having lost a component, an ingredient, or a faculty or a feature ; rendered poor in sth ; depleted.
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